Mergers and acquisitions are not all about numbers — they’re just as much about people. Integration of employees and proper blending of company cultures are critical to success, and outstanding communication is the key.
M&A deals can be challenging when you acquire employees in another country. Workers outside the US often have significant legal protections, and companies considering a deal must understand their employer obligations to create accurate budget forecasts and avoid litigation.
This week look at a Thai hotel chain’s aggressive and intriguing global strategy; 2015 as the year of mergers and acquisitions; and year-in-pictures slideshows worth scrolling through.